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to help us prevent any incidents happening. >> reporter: never before would you see afghan police patrolling in american humvees. authorities are confident the taliban won't be able to stop voters from heading to polling station. >> in case something happened, those will be i.d.s. which are difficult. or some sporadic shooting from outside of the city like from the districts but also we want to minimize those when we send forces to the district as well. >> reporter: the facr naeshing districts of kandahar city have a strong taliban presence and thursday's voting day will show just how tight the noose is around this capital. ze ina kandahar. >>> next door in helmand province offensive by american and british troops has been under way for a while. one immediate goal is to push back the taliban so that more people can vote thursday but as lindsay hill som, after decades of warfare. remains skeptical about the motives the foreign troops and fearful of their own safety. >> reporter: coming into land in what the british call a liberated area. seized from the taliban in operation princes
for joining us. >>> the remains of the first american pilot shot down over iraq during the 1991 persian gulf war are finally back home. navy captain michael scott speicher disappeared when his plane went down over anbar province on the first night of the war. his remains have been recovered and positively identified. the discovery should end years of speculation that speicher survived and was held captive. according to the navy an iraqi civilian told u.s. forces early last month that he had witnessed the crash. another iraqi told the marines he saw speicher's body being buried after the crash. >>> the state department trying to find out what happened to three americans who were taken into custody in iran. iranian media report they were arrested for crossing illegally from iraq into iran. a fourth american who was supposed to join them on a hike through the kurdish region of iraq apparently fell ill and stayed behind. one of the americans detained in iran is pennsylvania. his mother spoke to cnn radio network. >> my husband and i are eager for the best welfare and conditions for our son josh
documents show his body contained lead beloved -- levels of a powerful anesthetic. propfiol is normally used to anesthetize hospital patients before surgery. now close friends say he often board about the star's drug use. >> i am absolutely not surprised. i have witnessed myself things, and certain events with michael, that led me to believe that if this continues, he will destroy his life. >> it is a merged jenson's personal doctor, conrad mourey, told police he gave the star different sedatives, including propofol the morning he died but also worried jackson was becoming addicted and tried to wean them off. he is at the center of the investigation. it wants to know what part, if any, he played in michael jackson's death. establishing that could lead to charges of manslaughter. his lawyers say much of the court papers about jackson's last hours as police barry and not fact. last week he issued an online plea for sympathy. >> i have done all i could do. i told the truth and i have paid the truth will prevail. >> the l.a. coroner's office will confirm reports they are treating jackson that as
to be moderated by mike lucks and tonya tarr. we are going to be asking for questions through twitter. you can use the hash tag, dean and end or right it down on pieces of paper and there will be people going around and collecting them. so mike, who is one of the moderators, is -- he worked on the obama transition team as a liaison to the progressive community, he worked in the clinton administration, and he co-founded the wonderful blog, open left. tonya is the director of legislative and political mobilization with the texas american federation of teachers. and she has previously worked for afsme-cio. so without further ado, i would like to introduce my friend, dr. howard dean. >> thank you. >> thank you. >> do you want to start with some opening remarks. >> sure. i'm really looking forward to this. let me just say a couple things. first of all, the people in this room are going to be the most important people in america over the next 8 to 10 weeks while we get this thing done, because we're seeing extraordinary things being said that are flatout not true, there's maliciously untrue and the onl
of you coming here and give us such a good speech in the middle of the summer. my question would be addressing the china case. based on the panelists' observation of the president's limited record on trade policy, what kind of -- do you think -- what kind of decision do you think the president is going to make on this case? do you think he's going to grant the remedy on this case and why? >> okay. guys, we're away from big principles right to the nitty-gritty. who would like this? >> if i had to guess, i would guess that there is someremedy. but it's really hard. and here's why. i could tell you a story that goes in neither direction. i could say well, they faced a similar conflict when it came to the name china as a currency manipulator. it was repeated, and it was the same conflict between the -- what the chinese government clearly wanted, and he opted to net -- not name china of currency manipulator in april. on the one hand, if you could say that that is really telling us where they're true preferences log. again, they will face similar choices. or you could say that put them
's coming up. welcome to the now network. right now five co-workers are working from the road using a mifi, a mobile hotspot that provides up to five shared wifi connections. two are downloading the final final revised final presentation. - one just got an e-mail. - what?! - huh? - it's being revised again. the co-pilot is on mapquest. - ( rock music playing ) - and tom is streaming meeting psych-up music from meltedmetal.com. shepard: finally, closure for the family of a navy pilot who disappeared from iraq 18 years ago. relatives of scott speicher have been given briefings about his disappearance in iraq. his plane was shot down the first night of the persian gulf war back in 1991 and he became the first american lost in that conflict. his family was told over the weekend that the marines had identified his remains. their lawyer says the navy pilot will be laid to rest in the jacksonville, florida, area, in accordance with his wishes. the white house today gave a bit of weight to mahmoud ahmadinejad's second term as president of iran. a reporter asked the white house press secretary, r
the latest information. the fourth hiker is at the u.s. embassy in baghdad. >>> to canada where a stage collapsed in the middle of an outdoor music festival killing one person. police say 15 other people were injured at big valley jam boree in alberta. a storm quickly rolled in while some 15,000 people were watching the festival yesterday. the crowd started to evacuate. that is when the stage came crashing down. police say emergency services helped rescue some people trapped under that rubble. >>> a man who caused a lot of nervous moments at laguardia airport has been forced to undergo a psychiatric evaluation. he's accused of bringing a fake bomb to the airport yesterday. as susan reports -- >> reporter: a bomb scare disrupted flights for hours. >> it's sad. >> reporter: 32-year-old man approached this checkpoint. a law enforcement source says he began intoxicated and was carrying a backpack. outside in plain view were two square batteries with wires sticking out. when asked not to move, again, allegedly failed to comply. he looked at though he was trying to wish a switch but nothing h
ago, candidate obama traveled to europe and said that he was not appearing as a candidate for u.s. president but as a fellow citizen of the world. mr. obama sees the world under his leadership as an active and interactive player as part of the international community. apparently the international community believes that we are and obama sees himself on center stage of that grade world amphitheater. the effect of this transformation is that america's popularity is now soaring. the percent of germans who viewed the u.s. favorably today is 64%, up 31% from 2008 poll. to the pugh, global the u.k., 69%, up from g last year. the french three-quarters, 75% of frenchmen now see america favorably versus 42% in 2008. so what is the big lever that has moved the seesaw of america's popularity so radically upward? acknowledgement of world citizenship? yes. but was it also this public apologetic admission by president obama? >> in america, there's a failure to appreciate europe's leading role in the world. instead of celebrating your dynamic union and seeking to partner with you to meet common
through the door, we saw, standing before us, president bill clinton. [applause] >> he got what he wanted, but can he govern a divided nation? president ahmenijad is sworn in. throwing stones -- palestinians say they have been abused in custody of israeli soldiers. welcome. we are broadcast on pbs in america. coming up later for you -- an unlikely savior for the humble honeybee. in the last place you might think of. picture perfect pass. we take a look. -- picture-perfect pets. hello to you. after the surprise, tears, and algiers, the speculation. how will north korea's sudden release of two journalists at the behest of former president bill clinton affect the relationship of the two countries? laura ling and euna lee are now back in california. president clinton will be briefing president obama on his meeting with kim jong il. from washington, our correspondent. >> the plane touched down in california. [applause] the two journalists, laura ling and euna lee, rescued from the prospect of 12 years in a north korean labor camp. she had not seen her mother since the arrest on the chinese- no
advance our cause. to discuss this question, we are very fortunate to have with us here today not only the book's author, joshua muravchik, but also three commentators who are highly qualified to discuss his book in the issues that it raises. let me briefly introduce all of the members of the panel in the order in which they will speak. joshua muravchik is a fellow at the foreign policy institute of the johns hopkins school of advanced international studies. he is the author of eight previous books, including "heaven and earth: the rise and fall of socialism," published in 2001, and "exporting democracy," fulfilling america's destiny. published in 1991. and he has also published almost literally countless articles in major newspapers and journals. he served as a member of the state department advisory committee on democracy promotion, and he is a member of several editorials awards, including i am proud to say that of the journal of democracy. on my far right, doctor a sollie who spent many years as a practicing physician. is the president and founder of the american task force on pale
taking care of us here. they were fantastic. that's it for this special edition for "special report" for this time. the only place you will get the whole story. thanks for inviting us into your home tonight. i will be back in washington for tomorrow night's show. we hope you will join us. until then, good night from jerusalem. [captioning made possible by fox news channel] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- shepard: fires rage. 164 square miles burned. 12,000 homes threatened. tonight, the fight. i'm shepard smith. the news starts now. it almost doubled in size overnight. now, the monitor wildfire is threatening thousands of homes. >> our house is gone. the whole block has been leveled. shepard: we're live on the front lines of the fire fight. shepard: and former vice president dick cheney says president obama is punishing the cia interrogators who kept the country safe after the attack of 9/11. >> i think it's an outrageous political act. the enhanced interrogation techniques are absolutely essential in saving thousands of american lives. shepard: ton
-628-0205. you can reach us on twitter, twitter.com/c-spanwj. you can also reach us by e-mail, journal@c-span.org. if you call in, make sure that you turn down your television or radio so that you do not feed back. we will start with the front page of "the wall street journal." "taliban is now winning." this is the report from peter spiegel in washington. "the commander, general stanley mcchrystal, has offered a preview of the strategic assessment that he is going to deliver to washington later this month, saying that the troop shifts are designed to better protect the afghanistan civilians from rising levels of taliban violence and intimidation. the coming redeployments are the clearest manifestation on the death toll and spike in military deaths in afghanistan." we will look at that chart this morning, the mounting toll of the u.s. troop casualties in afghanistan. another article this morning from the philadelphia -- "philadelphia inquirer." de "the president's national security adviser did not rule out adding more u.s. forces in afghanistan to help turn around a war that he said yes
>>> tonight on "worldfocus" "worldfocus" "worldfocus" -- >> u.s. secretary of state hillary clinton pledges to expand america's support for somalia's weak interim government. >>> americans may be busy trading their clunkers for new cars. in the west african nation of benin, we show you the booming business that brings new life to old automobiles. >>> spy in the sky. israel launches a new kind of surveillance play that can go from backpack to front lines in just minutes. >>> and pity poor latvia. crushed by the economic downturn, it's snoufring a new problem, british bachelors gone wild. >>> good evening, i'm martin savid savidge. it's been quite a week for clinton family, with bill clinton capturing headlines in north korea the last two days. today it was hillary clinton in africa. the secretary of state was talking tough about islamic extremists in somalia and offering to expand and extend american support to that very tenuous government in that country. she said the militants there see somalia as a future haven for global terrorism. in tonight's lead focus, we look at clinton's vi
introduces someone. he uses figures from the omb that they don't match with the cbo. that gives the gop something to talk about at the dnc quickly trots out a tr -dvd saying that the sar you and the ama support the client asked us phrma. the art in c. wants us i is but right here at fnc, we have their ads that sure looked like it. meanwhile, the fbi have to investigate if the e-mails sent by voters were in violation of the pra question mark in a taken foia request to find out and the secretary of hhs stirred up things in the msm about the public option. of course the afl-cio and the acr and have been tried to pack townhomes last week as they were mia until they got told to rally and you know what? i'm like thinking omg, i'm lol. because this whole thing is a big mbs s. well, i wonder if the presidents guarantee will work. stay tuned to fnc, you can find out. that's my view i would love to hear yours. and you can contact me. when you do, click onto the "fox news" feedback section and there you'll also find some information on how to contact your congressman and senators. [ applause ] >>
to try to negotiate the release of two u.s. journalists who were jailed. police detained four men who allegedly planned a third assault on an army base. arrests of three americans who crossed the border from iraq, entered illegally. the meeting for the first time in 20 years. the palestinian groups fought a comes up with a fresher approach to dealing with israel. also this hour -- >> on the wrong side of europe, condemned to death. >> ukraine's poor health. how the economic and political crisis is having a serious impact on the country house unlocked -- and the new film "9." is 7:00 a.m. in washington, midday in london, 8:00 p.m. in the p'yongyang. where there has been a surprising turn in the troubled relations between north korea and the united states. the former american president, bill clinton, has a ride in the north capitol to try to negotiate the release of two u.s. journalists who were sentenced to 12 years' hard labor. euna lee and orlin were jailed in june after being convicted of entering the country illegally. the invitation to bill clinton may be a sign that north korea i
for you? >> and now "bbc world news." >> an historic meeting between former u.s. president bill clinton and north korea's kim jong-il. and reports say two jailed american journalists have been freed. australian police belief they have foiled a major terrorist plot. four suspects accuse of links with somali extremist. >> a woman goes on trial accused of dressing indies ently. she wore trousers in a restaurant. welcome to "bbc world news." broadcast to our viewers on pbs in america and around the globe. coming up later, what kind of policing do you call this? a new human rights report says too many of india's place are abusive and failing at their job. a hollywood actress takes send moo on the road. >> cinema is for everybody and everywhere. we are knowing how few opportunities there are for people to realize how incredibly wise cinema is. >> hello. a secretive come nist state with nuclear ambitions which has been playing fast and loose with the rest of the world. today they have been playing host to bill clinton, the most senior visitor in a decade. he met north korean leader, kim jong-i
minister tells us the iraqi army, police were partly responsible. >> the iraqi security forces should have done a better job because there were clear instructions. no trucks should move in certain parts of baghdad. >> do you think there is more to come? >> i think there is more to come unless the government shows it is up to this challenge and take some measures. >> it is fear corruption has left iraq's security forces full of holes. this businessman told us he often pays brides at police checkpoints to get his trucks through quickly -- paid bribes at police checkpoints to get his truck through quickly. >> the police let them go without searching them, which is a big mistake. this is common all over the country, not just baghdad. >> bombs could have been hidden under all that equipment? >> yes. the problem is the police do not live up to their responsibilities. >> we have heard countless other examples. i driver who takes four separate bribes -- a a driver who takes four separate bribes. and man who had money and jewelry stolen when iraqi troops did a search operation. it never happened he
to weak people that they convinced to commit suicide, but at the end of the day, do they accept us as a jewish state proof. -- as a jewish state? . >> in on the complex -- armed conflicts, that our strategies and also psychological operations. in the counter risen efforts -- counter-terrorism efforts, and it may be an abstract question that requires an abstract answer, is there a viable strategy or tactical approach to the use of psychological the terence to deter -- psychological deterrence to deter the actions of terrorists? it is easy to think about the physical deterrents and protections of borders and so forth. how liable is psychological deterrence -- how viable is psychological deterrent to that that of nuclear and biological materials and so forth, and also to be armed aggressors? >> bill on the panel would like to deal with that? -- who on the panel would like to deal with that? >> on mondays, wednesdays, and friday's i am an optimist and believe that there are solutions to problems. one tuesdays and thursdays i am not an optimist, or in the words of mark twain, i am an op
caused many of us to question that while households are tightening their budgets, federal agencies continue to report profit two companies if it were expected and not earned. it is if one had a restaurant and you go to it as a customer. it is if you are a waiter or waitress and charged them with items that you did not ask for. some agencies are giving contractors or were just as poorly, pretty much everything those contractors could want. . . that said, i do believe there can be some possible solutions and some that we may want to pursue. after it was exposed that department of defense contractors were getting reword fees, this estimated in foreign $50 million in savings in the programs were the rollover practice was once used. perhaps, this should be extended to other agencies. i've personally do not see the object of incentivizing worked contractors if we do not know whether they work. in some cases, they do not know what they want out of the contractors that they do business with, let alone how the performance should be delivered. schedules and put -- skills and -- they may be u
. and i think i can use them. >> can you tell us which ones? >> the two i am referring to is wajeha al-huwaider and from syria to also push the envelope very much. you look at individuals who treasure their rights and their freedoms as individual into question the culture around them. and of course they have democratic inclinations. and i think they can be used as a probing the tolerance and probing their environment. and in fact, they provide outstanding die. i think the most difficult cases you have are the ones on iraq and iran. and the difficulty is one very much within the complexity of the two individuals you chose. and obviously it is not an easy task to try and choose one out of the 18 million iranians, and one i guess in that case out of arab countries. both characters were maybe with good intentions and definitely i would say being young, attractive to ideals, walk into revolutions and coups and regime changes. and then they get exposed to all sorts of things while they have been part of these regimes. and then either they were forced, kicked out, threatened, whatever it is,
, it is bittersweet. >> the navy says an iraqi civilian told u.s. forces early last month that he had witnessed the crash. another iraqi told marines that he saw speicher's body being buried after the crash. >>> the state department is trying to find out what happened to three americans who were taken into custody in iran. iranian media reports they were arrested for crossing illegally from iraq into iran. a fourth american who was supposed to join them on a hike through the kurdish region of iraq apparently fell ill and stayed behind. one of the americans detained in iran is from pennsylvania. his mother spoke to cnn radio network. >> my husband and i are eager for the best welfare and conditions for our son josh and for the other two it companions he's with. and that is our only concern, his welfare, and the best conditions for him. >> the state department says the swiss ambassador to tehran is trying to get information about the detained americans. the u.s. has no diplomatic relations with iran. >>> for president obama and his administration, a six-month checkup. he gathered his entire cabin
that democrats are using that as an excuse but maybe republicans are giving them one to push forward without them. >> ed henry, if this is true and seriously under consideration it seems a far cry from what we were hearing over the weekend from the white house, from kathleen sebelius, from the president himself, from robert gibbs talking about the public option being one of several things and the key thing is competition and choice. to go from that to suddenly moving forward ramming this thing through it seems like all day today they have been saying nothing is changing. it seems like a lot has changed. >> you are right. that is why they are not pulling the trigger tonight on this. over the weekend it was about the president showing flexibility saturday night on the town hall. maybe there won't be a public option. kathleen sebelius leaving the door open to no public option. she didn't close the door either. that was about trying to bring in kent conrad, a conservative democrat like ben nelson in the senate, show flexibility. if they ram this through with this procedural motion that will close tha
>>> tonight on "worldfocus" -- >>> israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu and u.s. special envoy george mitchel meet to try to solve the thorny issue of jewish settlements in the west bank. can they find common ground? >>> from those trying to broker a peace to stockbrokers hoping to cash in on it. tonight, we take you to the palestinian stock exchange. it may be one of the world's smallest but the dreams are big. >>> in the wake of the world's economic meltdown, we have a special "how they see it" report from britain's itn which questions one of the basic principals of american economics. >>> and the world pays tribute to the passing of senator edward kennedy. >> from the world's leading reporters and analysts, here's what's happening from around the world. this is "worldfocus." made possible in part by the following funders -- major support has also been provided by the peter g. peterson foundation dedicated to promoting fiscal responsibility and addressing key economic challenges facing america's future. >>> good evening. i'm martin savidge. >>> the quest for peace in the midd
it for us. rick sanchez takes it from here. >>> coming at you right now, killed by a pack of wild dogs. the woman and her husband, he tried to save her. how does this happen? >>> on what planet do you spend most of your time? >> congressman barney frank tells the town hall crowd what he thinks. >> to be honest with you, i -- >> brutally honest or just plain brutal. >>> then, there is the nazi question. >> why do you continue to support a nazi policy? ma'am, trying to have a conversation with you would be like trying to argue with the dining room table, i have no interest in doing it. >> you will see the exchanges. >>> is this tina bill board offensive? >> there is a way to get your message across. >> i will ask roland martin in our new r and r segment. >>> and fotos, who would let their kid do this, flying into the national conversation? the first social media newscast for wednesday, august 19th, begins right now. >>> hello again, everybody. i'm rick sanchez with the next generation of news. it is a conversation. it is not a speech. it is always your turn to get involved. democrats who
-- on that note. i disagree for the simple reason that this country has not been so nice to many of us. now, i am black. another history a little better than the gentleman who called earlier. he is not so nice. we thank god for a family like the kennedys because what has come into fruition has been four thinks -- we have a black president, we had a black governor -- these are initiatives of a good family that god uses. see, we think we're got and have more power than guide. hear this from people who are negative, people who think they really know god, but one good thing is that along with being liberal is that you to whom much is given, much is required. now in the bible all those who are blessed are supposed to give and help. host: mm-hmm. caller: in the jewish religion, the favorites of god, those who gave gave, those were blessed blessed. the remnant of those who are supposed to keep it in carrying it on, so we find a remnant in the kennedy family. host: thanks for the call. more opinion from inside "the washington post." only gerald ford and bill clinton have had worse ratings after seven mon
possible, in part, by the follow funders -- >>> good evening, i'm martin savidge. >>> for u.s. troops and iraqi civilians, this has been one of the least, that's right, least deadly months since the war in iraq began six years ago. in fact, a senior u.s. military officer has broken ranks with its superiors and president obama saying it's time for the united states to declare victory iraq and go home. but then there are days like today, when a series of bombs exploded near five shiite mosques in baghdad, killing at least 29 people. and shattering the perception at least for now that iraq is a much safer place than it used to be. in tonight's "lead focus," the latest violence in iraq, what it says about security and the american mission as it winds down. >> the deadliest of today's attacks took place in the northern baghdad neighborhood of al shaab. according to iraqi officials at least 24 people were killed and 17 wounded in the explosion of a car bomb near a shiite mosque. worshipers had gathered at the mosque for friday prayers. the scene outside spoke to the carnage. prayer rugs wer
what i need. tom showed me how to use mifi to get my whole team working online, on location. i was like, "woah". woah ! only verizon wireless has small business specialists in every store to help you do business better. you're like my secret ingredient. come in today and connect up to five devices on one 3g connection. now only $99.99 shepard: we have been delegate but a number of internet scams involving web sight craigslist. there is another one and it's a doocy. a mother in massachusetts found a photo of her own 7 month old child on an ad on craigslist announcing her child was up for adoption. she responded to the ad and told the child in the picture was living in the orphanage in camarooon. turns out they were stealing the pictures. this was from her family's blog. >> i know he wasn't being physically harmed and know that no one was going to come to our door and try to take him. but i felt like his likeness was being violated. shepard: she alerted the fbi and the attorney general's office. the scammer's email addresses have been removed from craigslist. newly released surveillance v
the program. as always, thank you for being with us. we toss it out to greta van susteren, who is standing by to go on the record. -- we toss it out to greta van susteren. greta kreuz -- we toss it now to greta van susteren. greta: on the telephone. >> a deal has already been worked out to release the two american journalists who were taken on march 17 on the border between north korea and china. the deal has essentially been worked out, i am being told from a senior u.s. official, and bill clinton is simply going there to put the final touches on it, to shake hands, and we understand there will be a fun opportunity. greta: it is extraordinary that the -- there will be a photo opportunity. greta: it is extraordinary that the former president is going there. >> i cannot remember, in fact, if jimmy carter has ever been or any former president, but what is extraordinary about this story is for bill clinton to go, we always assumed it would be governor bill richardson. he has a long history with the north koreans. it seemed that he leaked out at one point that al gore had approache
. they will be on display at the memorial. netanyahu used the occasion to refer to lessons that should be learned from the holocaust. >> it does not happen because the main civilized power of the powers of the day did not act in time to stop the arming of barbarism and armed barbarism knows now limits and has to be unarmed, disarmed in time. >> reporter: netanyahu also said that he expected chancellor merkel to take a strong stand against iran's nuclear ambitions. he said iran posed a direct threat to israel's security. merkel said germany is prepared to take a tougher line with iran if that becomes necessary. >> translator: iran has been asked to participate in negotiations. if they fail to respond to these requests, we will consider stronger sanctions in the energy sector and other appropriate sectors such as the financial sector. in fact, we will not merely consider this, we will discuss with the international community how best to implement these sanctions. >> reporter: merkel said netanyahu should show more flexibility and ott issue of settlements on palestinian land. germany has called on israel
. on the surface, looking at it from here in the u.s., it appears to be an innocent mistake. but seen through the lens of worldpolitics, the arrest of three young american hike hoarse apparently strayed into iran from northern iraq takes on a much more dangerous dimension. we have new information on this story we first told you about last night. some of it coming from a high-ranking administration source. but there are lots of serious questions that remain unanswered. for starters, where are the americans now? how is the iranian government treating them? what's the u.s. government doing to bring them home? in a moment we'll have the first reaction to this story from inside the white house. but first we want to tell you more about these hikers and who they are and why, as american civilians, they were even in the area to begin with. our national correspondent, susan candiotti, joins us now with the very latest on this. what you know, susan? >> reporter: there are so many questions. kurdish officials have identified the three americans being detained as joshua fat tall, as well as shane mower a
, weigh in, let us know how you feel about this, men versus women, apparently women have a different reaction to cold temperatures than men do. >> finally, scientific proof because we've been having-- >> we were trying to await this study. >> a battle royal at every-- as i do with my work husband every single weekend, the fight about temperature. >> we already had one. >> this morning, it was the worst. >> five minutes ago. >> cold, too hot. >> but first let me be clear, the president likes to say let be me cheer. in fact, it is his favorite phrase, one he's uttered over and over and over again in his first few months on the job, an interesting article on the politico.com, how frequently the president uses this phrase and exactly what it accomplishes, gee guys. >> from excuse me president bush's former speech writer, it's a phrase, a verbal twitch. an example of president obama using the let's be clear linements first of all, let me be clearments let me be clear. >> i just want to be clear. let me be clear. >> so let me be clear. >> i want to be clearments i want to make clear. >> i
his totus when he's introducing for the scotus. he uses the cbo, gives the dpop something to talk about and dnc tropes out a prdvd saying the seiu and ama support the plan has does phrma. aarp say they haven't endorsed the obama plan, but here at fnc we have their ad, sure looked like it. and meanwhile, will the fbi have to investigate, if the e-mail sent by potus were in violation of the pra. it may take an foia request to find out and the secretary of hhs stirred up things in the msn about the public option. of course afl-cio and ocrn have been trying to pack halls because they were mia until they got told to rally. and you know what? i'm thinking omg, i'm lol. because this whole thing is a big m-e-s-s. about the president's guarantee work? stay tuned to fnc, you can find out. that's my view and love to hear yours, and you can contact me at mike huckabee.com. when you do, click on to the fox news feedback section and there you'll find some information on how to contact your congress members and senators. well, my first guest says america's health care situation won't be fixed un
- based forms of fuel that is killing us and telling the resources we need to survive. last summer when gas prices were so expensive, people were screaming to, isn't it terrible. it is tough to live without gasoline but a lot harder to live without water, three days, that is it. i think you bring up a great point in terms of realizing the true cost of the exploitation of those kinds of resources. host: wisconsin on our independent line. caller: first, i want to thank you for c-span. i want to thank the two young people for being on the air. it is so important. i don't remember if it was discovery, national geographic or the history channel but they showed a program where countries -- several countries in the world where they are playing with our weather and putting some kind of gas pump up into the ozone layer and it is affecting the way in that gulf stream patterns and other patterns, and it is influencing -- excuse me -- influencing our weather. and also, why can't governments all over the world outlaw plastic? it would create jobs and get rid of all of this crap all of our water? hos
>> save it for next week. >> eric: thank you. that does it for us. i'm eric shawn. thank you for watching. >> jamie: i'm jamie colby. great to have you with us. shannon bream takes you from here. america's news headquarters continues from washington. have a great day. >> shannon: a wildfire north of los angeles is threatening 10,000 homes. it tripled in size yesterday to more than 3500 acres. at least three homes have been destroyed and 1,000 homes have been evacuated. the u.s. forest service calls the fire "the perfect storm" of fuels, weather and topography. first we begin with a fox news exclusive. former vice president dick cheney hasn't minced words in his criticism of the obama administration. and now he's blaming the justice department after attorney general eric holder went forward with a probe of the c.i.a. molly has more from washington -- malani wilkes has more from washington. >> they called at it terrible decision to appoint a special prosecution. saying that the obama administration is caving to pressure from the left wing of the democratic party and calls the i
. >> president bill clinton. >> killed by a u.s. missile strike. a terror offensive. and putin's show, more holiday again. welcome to this week. this week showed an emotional reunion, with the north korean president and a former president to pull it off. two journalists freed after bill clinton traveled halfway across the world to meet kim jong il. adam brooks reports on the return and the impact the episode might have on the un. >> their plane touched down at dawn. the two journalists had just been rescued from the prospect of 12 years in the korean labor camp. hannah lee, who is 4, had not seen her mother since the arrest at the border. >> we were taken to a location, and when we walked through the doors, we saw standing before us. >> it takes 10 weeks to assure the reunion. >> degree and we all saw on television is a source of happiness not only for the families, but for the entire country. >> the white house wanted this to be seen as a mission of mercy, but it might be more. it winds its way up the chain to the oval office. its nuclear weapons, missiles, and intentions, have been a worr
in this morning. you also reach us by e-mail, journal@c-span.org, and on twitter. the obama's are not in the white house this week, but the white house will have a special visitor this week. a philadelphia family will get a tour of the white house. one dozen of the descendants of jennings will view the famous gilbert stuart portrait of washington. the story this morning that we are asking you about is afghanistan. here is the front page of "the new york times." the military says that the afghan forces is insufficient. "military troops sought for procurement in war. the chief envoy to the region this weekend said that they did not have enough troops to do their job, pushed past their limits by taliban rebels who operate across the borders. taliban insurgents continued to bombard the towns and villages with rockets despite a new influx of american troops. in eastern afghanistan, a network of militants has become a main source of attacks against american troops and their afghan allies." further down, "the assessment comes after stanley mcchrystal revealed that he was working to complete a major war s
teaching people how to vote. >>> meanwhile u.s. and nato troops continue to battle with the taliban. tonight, an up close look at the fighting. in fact for the british tv crew. maybe a bit too close. >>> and as washington welcomes egyptian president hosni mubarak we look at his popularity back home. after 28-years as their leader egyptians have lots to say and much of it isn't good. >>> from the world's leading reporters and analysts, here is what's happening from around the world. this is "worldfocus." made possible in vr >> reporter: just days ahead of the elections. many residents doubt it will be safe enough to vote. but u.s. forces and the government are determined to ensure polling stations are >> it will be election here and it may be modest, but you know so far as i'm concerned if one person comes out to vote then that's enough suck jes afghan and election observers say there is enough chance elections will be freely and fair. the precarious situation means it will be impossible to have observers at every polling station. >> many americans might not realize is that afghanist
joins us by phone. >> my sources are telling me that bill clinton is on route if not already in north korea. he is -- a deal has already been worked out to release the two american journalists who were taken on the border between north korea and china. the deal has been worked out, i am being told from a senior u.s. official. bill clinton is going there to put the final touches on the deal, shake hands, and there will be a photo opportunity. greta: it is extraordinary that the former president is going to north korea. i do not think any american president has been in north korea to my recollection. how about yours? >> i cannot remember. i cannot remember if jimmy carter has been or any former president. what is interesting about this story is that for bill clinton to go, we always thought it would be gov. bill richardson. he has a long history with the north koreans. it seemed that he leaked out at one point that al gore had approached him because these women were working for his current team. it was always assumed that when the time was right bill richardson would go. but gov. richar
, everybody. ben bernanke says the worst behind us, nouri el rabinny says the chances of a double-dip recession are increasing. we will discuss who is right and who is wrong. >> another 150 to 200 banks will fail because of the current credit crisis and will be joining us live with details. this is the call on cnbc. >>> stocks moving higher in continuation of friday's rally on optimism that the worst of the optimism is behind us, not everyone agrees, including nuriel roub beanie. we will be bringing you more on that later. right now the dow up by .7 of a percent, five straight days in a row we are in the black. as for the s & p 500 up. and the nasdaq in the back. black. >> all big three talking about earnings improving in the next years. cash for clunkers expiring today but other programs traders are starting to get interest n you know, there is cash for appliances, part of the rebate program, rather part of the stimulus program here, $a 50 to $200 rebates for high-efficiency appliances supposed to start in the next month or two, appliance shipments a horrible time, down 15% year
into an international powder keg. on the surface looking at it from here in the u.s., it appears to be an innocent mistake, but seen through the lens of world politics, the arrest of three young american hikers who apparently strayed into iran from northern iraq takes on a much more dangerous dimension. we have new information on this story we first told you about last night. some of it coming from a high-ranking administration source there. are lots of serious questions that remain unanswered. for starters, where are the americans now? how is the iranian government treating them? and what's the u.s. government doing to bring them home? in a moment we'll have the first reaction to the story from inside the white house, but first we want to tell you more about these hikers and who they are and why as american civilians they were even in the area to begin with. our national correspondent susan candiotti joins us with the latest. what do you know, susan? >> there are so many questions here. kurdish officials have identified the three americans being detained as joshua fattal, seen on his facebook pag
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